Wikimedia User Group Nigeria/ Wikimedia Hub, Nigerian Institute of Journalsim (NIJ)

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The Wikimedia Hub,Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) shall be for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and staff from Nigerian Institute of Journalism with the main purpose of contributing to Wikimedia and her related projects.This hub shall domicile at the institution and run by the students with coordination from Wikimedia UG Nigeria (WUGN). This club will seek to promote Wikimedia project among the students through the execution of projects and training as a way of exposing the students to the movement.

The success of this project will primarily be to raise young Wikimedians among bonafide students of NIJ and also to promote our local languages on wikipedia. It will also help to integrate Wikimedia into the school curriculum.

We aim to achieve this by hosting several projects and events such as: edit-a-thons, GLAMs, Wikipedia Education programs and related projects, which aim to promote Wikimedia projects in the institution. The club will plan Wikimedian Ambassador program that rotate among the student on yearly basis. The selected person shall be the face of Wikimedian in the school.

Staff Advisor[edit]

  1. Akin Ojo
  2. Betty Bioku
  3. Christy Okoh


  • To promote the use of Wikimedia projects by among the students of NIJ
  • To help students in NIJ learn how to contribute to Wikimedia projects
  • To organize in-person gatherings of Wikimedians in NIJ

Proposed Activities[edit]

  • Organizing Edit-a-thons for Wikipedia, Wikisource, and Wikidata in Nigeria
  • Promote editing of Nigeria-related content on Wikimedia projects
  • Wikipedia Campus Ambassadors
  • Open Street Maps Editing
  • Wikimedia In Residence (WIR)

Contact information[edit]

  • olaniyanshola15 at


  1. --- Olaniyan Olushola (talk) 14:21, 19 March 2017 (UTC)

Events and Projects[edit]

The club is due to be Launched on the 25th of March, 2017